• By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    MOUSE STUDIES LINK SOME AUTISM TO BRAIN CELLS THAT GUIDE SOCIABILITY AND PLATONIC LOVE

    Researchers report that new experiments with genetically engineered mice have found clear connections among a range of autism types...

    Research, Genetics, Brain, Chemicals, Chemical, Engineering
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    NEW CAUSE OF INFLAMMATION IN PEOPLE WITH HIV IDENTIFIED

    A new study examined what factors could be contributing to inflammation, and they identified the inability to control HIV RNA production...

    RNA, DNA
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    NEW SYNTHETIC DNA VACCINE AGAINST POWASSAN VIRUS

    Scientists have designed and tested the first-of-its-kind synthetic DNA vaccine against Powassan virus , targeting portions of the...

    Vaccine, Vaccines, Protein, DNA, Virus
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    BEETROOT PEPTIDE AS POTENTIAL DRUG CANDIDATE FOR TREATING DISEASES

    Medical researchers isolated a peptide from beetroot. The peptide is able to inhibit a particular enzyme that is responsible for the...

    Research, Drug, Enzymes, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    GLOWING MICE SHINE LIGHT ON NIGHT VISION

    Researchers use genetically engineered mice that fluoresce during PKA activation - PKAchu - to observe its activation in retina cells....

    Research, Engineering, Genetics
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW ORGANIC COMPOUNDS THAT COULD HAVE HELPED FORM THE FIRST CELLS

    Chemists studying how life started often focus on biopolymers like peptides and nucleic acids, but modern biopolymers don't form easily...

    Environmental, Environment, Chemical, Biology, Biologic, Biological, Nucleic Acids, Chemicals
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    NEW GELATIN MICROCARRIER FOR CELL PRODUCTION

    Researchers developed a novel microcarrier for large-scale cell production and expansion that offers higher yield and cost-effectiveness...

    Research
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    IDENTIFYING BIOMOLECULE FRAGMENTS IN IONIZING RADIATION

    Researchers define for the first time the precise exact ranges in which positively and negatively charged fragments can be produced...

    Research
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    TUNING BIOMOLECULAR RECEPTORS FOR AFFINITY AND COOPERATIVITY

    Our biological processes rely on a system of communications - cellular signals - that set off chain reactions in and between target...

    Therapies, Food, Biology, Biologic, Biological, Biomolecular, Cellular, Drug, Drugs
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    COMPARING SENSITIVITY OF ALL GENES TO CHEMICAL EXPOSURE

    An environmental health scientist has used an unprecedented objective approach to identify which molecular mechanisms in mammals are...

    Gene, Environmental, Chemical, Health, Chemicals, Genes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    BIOENERGY RESEARCH TEAM SEQUENCES MISCANTHUS GENOME

    An international research team has sequenced the full genome of an ornamental variety of miscanthus, a wild perennial grass emerging...

    Genome, Plants, Bioenergy, Research, Genetics, Genomics
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    MOLECULAR COMPASS FOR CELL ORIENTATION

    Plants have veins that transport nutrients through their body. These veins are highly organized. The hormone auxin travels directionally...

    Agricultural, Agriculture, Applied, Plants, Heal
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 30, 2020

    TOUCH AND TASTE? IT'S ALL IN THE TENTACLES

    Scientists identified a novel family of sensors in the first layer of cells inside the suction cups that have adapted to react and...

    Research, Animals
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 29, 2020

    DNA SLEUTHS TARGET IVORY POACHERS

    The tiniest amount of DNA is being accurately analysed to identify the origins of old ivory. This clever new technique has the potential...

    DNA
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 29, 2020

    COMMON LIVERWORT STUDY HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR CROP MANIPULATION

    A new study on genetic pathways in the common liverwort could have future implications for crop manipulation.

    Genetics
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 29, 2020

    LEARNING THE LANGUAGE OF SUGARS

    We're told not to eat too much sugar, but in reality, all of our cells are covered in sugar molecules called glycans. Glycans regulate...

    Bioinformatic, Bioinformatics, Virus
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 29, 2020

    STUDY OF ANCIENT DOG DNA TRACES CANINE DIVERSITY TO THE ICE AGE

    A global study of ancient dog DNA presents evidence that there were different types of dogs more than 11,000 years ago in the period...

    DNA
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 29, 2020

    SPRING-RUN AND FALL-RUN CHINOOK SALMON AREN'T AS DIFFERENT AS THEY SEEM

    Historically, spring-run and fall-run Chinook salmon have been considered as separate subspecies, races, ecotypes, or even as separate...

    Genetics, DNA, Genomics, Genome
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 29, 2020

    MODELS FOR POTENTIAL PRECURSORS OF CELLS ENDURE SIMULATED EARLY-EARTH CONDITIONS

    Membraneless compartments - models for a potential step in the early evolution of cells - have been shown to persist or form, disappear,...

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Oct 28, 2020

    GENETIC ANALYSIS SYSTEM YIELDS NEW INSIGHTS INTO BACTERIAL PNEUMONIA

    A team of infectious disease researchers has developed a new method to identify virulence genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae, the leading...

    Gene, Virus, Research, Genes, Genetics